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How Do You Control Sound in Mass Timber Construction? 

December 7, 2021


The benefits of mass timber construction are many. It’s beautiful. It’s sustainable. And it’s more quickly assembled. But there’s one major challenge: Sound control is always an issue when the mass timber is left exposed on the ceiling.

Unwanted noise, as those who’ve endured stomping upstairs neighbors can attest, can adversely affect the happiness and well-being of residents. A Maxxon Acousti-Mat sound mat topped with a Gyp-Crete underlayment can help by offering a high-performance sound control system that doesn’t affect aesthetics.

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